Healthy Eating Choices

Introduction

Hello Students,

      Today we are going to learn about Healthy Eating Choices. Did you know that 34.3% of children between the ages 2 to 19 eat 25% of their daily meal calories in junk food? Crazy huh, high junk food diets are linked to a higher risk in obesity, depression, digestive issues, heart disease, cancer, and early death...Continue on to learn more!

Task

Your tasks for this lesson are the following:

 

 *Learn about healthy nutrition by completing the Blast Off Game.

 *Learn about the top four foods every teenager should avoid by reading an article.

 *Take the short quiz to test your knowledge.

 *Have a Blast while learning!

Process

STEP ONE:

 *Click this link to play the healthy nutrition game:

 

https://www.fns.usda.gov/apps/BlastOff/BlastOff_Game.html

 

 *Goal of this game: Refuel your rocket ship with the right amount of healthy foods to last your for 60 minutes of exercise. YOU MUST SUCCESSFUL LAUNCH and ARRIVE to move on to STEP TWO

 *Once you have completed the Blast Off game we can move on to our next step...

 

STEP TWO:

 *Now that you have Blasted Off, I want you to learn more about common bad eating habits teenagers make...    

 *Click this link and read about the Top 4 Foods Every Teen Should Avoid: 

 

https://www.verywellhealth.com/top-foods-every-teen-should-avoid-3572266

 

*Once you have completed the reading we can move on to our next step...

 

STEP THREE:

 *Now students please take this 6 question quiz so I can assess what you have learned.

 *Clink on this link to take you to the quiz:

 

https://chanialynnnagel.typeform.com/to/rG3NXF

Evaluation

10 points                                                                                                                                

Student completed the Blast off game and successful launched and arrived to destination.                   

Student completed the Full Reading.

Student completed the Quiz with a score of 4 or higher.

 

5 points

Student completed the Blast off game but did not successful launched and arrived to destination.

Student completed the Part of Reading.

Student completed the Quiz with a score of 3 or lower.

 

0 points

Students did not complete the Blast off game.         

Students did not complete the Reading.

Students did not complete the Quiz.

Conclusion

Now that you have finished the lesson you should feel a sense of accomplishment!!!  Very good work!  Here is a review of what you have learned...

 

It is important to follow MyPlate guidelines to have a healthy meal every day. As teenagers it is important to avoid junk food and keep diets at a healthy standpoint. The top four foods students should avoid is;

Soda

Fast Food Burgers

French Fries

Chips

 

Great job, See you next time in class. :)

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